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Technical Accounting, Policy and Research Manager

Company: Bally's Corporation
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

A career with Bally's means starting on a path to endless possibilities. Our growing business is in search of service minded individuals who are looking for a place to build and grow; a place to excel; a place to truly make a difference. If you are looking to be challenged in an exciting, fast paced environment, this is the place for you!
The role: The Manager of Technical Accounting, Policy and Research will be responsible for maintaining the Company's accounting website and accounting policy manual along with other related procedural and policy manuals. This role will conduct accounting research and provide technical accounting support to cross-functional team members. This role will review and advise on unique and complex transactions for appropriate GAAP treatment, lead the Company's efforts on the adoption and implementation of new accounting pronouncements and will partner with the external reporting team to ensure that required disclosures are complete and accurate in the Company's publicly filed financial statements (Form 10-Qs and Form 10-Ks). This role reports to the Director of Corporate Accounting - Technical Accounting & M&A and will partner extensively with others in multiple areas of the business including external reporting, corporate accounting, finance, and tax.
Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the Company's Accounting Website, Accounting Policy Manual and other related policy and procedural manuals.
  • Research unique or complex transactions contemplated and/or entered into by the Company to determine appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Prepare accounting analysis and memorandums to support accounting positions taken by the Company.
  • Lead the Company's accounting procedures under ASC 805 along with the preparation of opening balance sheet and valuation procedures of acquired companies, working with external valuation experts and other advisors as appropriate.
  • Prepare annual and interim goodwill and long-lived asset impairment assessments.
  • Review and document the Company's accounting for lease arrangements under ASC 842.
  • Serve as the main technical contact for the annual external audit and quarterly reviews through communication with external auditors and preparation of analysis and documentation.
  • Monitor FASB and SEC developments to identify and document the potential impact of new pronouncements or other authoritative guidance to the company's global operations
  • Lead Company efforts related to the implementation of new accounting pronouncements and disclosure requirements, as needed.
  • Prepare and/or review Form 10-Q and Form 10-K disclosures on accounting policies and pronouncements, complex transactions or other disclosures as assigned.
    Competencies:
    • Strong U.S. GAAP and SEC acumen and understanding of accounting and financial reporting matters.
    • Decision making and strong analytical skills.
    • Communication Proficiency.
    • Strong documentation and communication skills and the ability to present findings to management.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently but also collaboratively with others to achieve the common goal.
    • Effective time management skills, ability to prioritize assignments and consistently meet deadlines. Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related, accredited field required
      • 4+ years experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm and/or a public company environment.
      • Experience in Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting required
      • CPA certification required
      • Experience in Foreign Currency accounting, business combinations (ASC 805), revenue recognition (ASC 606), lease accounting (ASC 842), and Equity method investments (ASC 323) preferred

Keywords: Bally's Corporation, Providence , Technical Accounting, Policy and Research Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Providence, Rhode Island

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